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Department of War Studies

Department of War Studies

One of the world's pre-eminent institutions focused on the study of war, conflict and international…


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Harnessing the depth and breadth of expertise across the War Studies and Defence Studies Departments, and the King’s Institute for Applied Security Studies, we are one of the largest multi-disciplinary communities of scholars in the world engaged in the teaching and research of all aspects of conflict, war, security and defence.

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18 Jul

AUKUS and War Powers Webinar

18 July 2024

Experts from the UK, US and Australia will discuss the AUKUS security partnership and its war power…

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